Posts Tagged ‘ MTA ’

MTA proposes linking New Haven and Penn Station

Oct 4th, 2014 | By
A Metro North train heads from West Haven to Grand Central. (photo: cjzurcher)

The $743 million plan, part of the 2015–2019 MTA Capital Program, would add four new stations in the East Bronx on current Amtrak track. Metro-North trains, which are run by the MTA, would branch off at New Rochelle and arrive at Penn Station after those four stops.

Joseph Giuletti named President, Metro-North Railroad

Jan 12th, 2014 | By

Joseph Giuletti—a former Metro-North executive who has led the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority for more than 14 years—succeeds Howard Permut, who had overseen the rail service as president for more than five years.

Stamford pounces on more TIGER money | Westfair Online

Dec 28th, 2011 | By

The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $10.5 million for upgrades to the Stamford Transportation Center, among the busiest stations in the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s network. For more on this story, visit: In brief | Westfair Online.

Governor Malloy Moves to Add Rail Cars to New Haven Line

Feb 5th, 2011 | By

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy moved today to add much-needed rail cars to the beleaguered New Haven Line – announcing that buses will be used on the Waterbury Branch commuter rail line beginning Saturday, freeing up two 7-car, diesel-powered trains that can be put into service on the New Haven Line.